Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study

As natural bacterial 'diversity' lessened, HIV viral load increased in infected men, researchers say


Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier

Special incentives encourage consumption of fruits and vegetables, study says


FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller

Targiniq ER contains naloxone, which blunts euphoria of oxycodone when tablet is crushed or broken


Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence

Doctors should be alert for pelvic floor disorders, researcher says


Health Highlights: July 24, 2014
  • CDC Resumes Transfer of Biological Samples Between Labs


Health Tip: Keep Youngsters Outside the Pool

To help prevent drowning


Health Tip: Recovering After Knee Replacement

Prepare your home before the surgery


Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?

Researchers suggest women skip caffeine if they're bothered by menopausal symptoms


Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC

Pediatrician says many physicians won't accept the publicly funded insurance plan


More Than 10 Million People Gained Coverage Under Obamacare, Study Finds

Expansion of Medicaid was a major factor in boosting numbers, researchers report


Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy

They're more likely to change their children's diet than encourage exercise, study finds


Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers cite many possible reasons for the effect, including hormonal changes


Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds

Small study revealed most younger males more interested in closeness, trust with a girl


Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says

Agency urges doctors to recommend it along with other routine immunizations


Tough-to-Abuse Formulation of Oxycodone Approved

Targiniq includes naloxone, which blocks euphoric effect if pill is crushed or broken


Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?

Study suggests link between early reading skills and later intelligence